08.12.14 by Jeff

TIME Picks 10 Most Influential Photos of 2014

time-magazine-top201404Photo by Ellen DeGeneres (technically a selfie by Bradley Cooper). Hollywood, California. Became the most re-tweeted photo in history.

 

time-magazine-top201401Photo by Thomas van Houtryve. House boats on Lake Oroville, California. The lake is 70% empty due to California’s severe drought.

 

time-magazine-top201402Photo by Nikita Dudnik. Sudden hail storm in Novosibirsk Russia.

 

time-magazine-top201403Photo by Massimo Sestini (from a helicopter). He spent 12 days aboard an Italian Navy ship as it rescued migrants between Africa and Malta.

TIME has selected ten images, from thousands, that they felt were the most influential this year. Warning: some of the images are graphic. You can see their full list, and read about each image in greater detail here.

09.01.14 by Jeff

Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared: 2

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The sequel we never knew we wanted. This short by Becky Sloan and Joseph Pelling is fantastic. The writing, the animations, the sets, everything, just brilliant. Ahhhh, I have to watch it again. It has the same vibes as the creepiest video on Youtube (cocka-doodly-doodly-doo).

If you watched the first episode “Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared” you know this is gonna get a little dark. Watch it below!

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06.01.14 by Jeff

TIME Picks David Guttenfelder as Instagram Photographer of the Year

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In December, veteran photojournalist David Guttenfelder was selected as TIME’s pick for Instagram photographer of the year. He has won the World Press Photo award seven times, and was one of the first foreign photographers to be allowed to document North Korea.

Guttenfelder commented that North Korea “is not the kind of place where you can make what photojournalists call good pictures very easily”. All of his photos were shot with a government minder looking over his shoulder.

I’ve included a small selection of his images below. I don’t know if North Korea has ever been captured this way before.

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24.11.08 by Jeff

TimeSculpture

Brilliant new ad for Toshiba by The Mill. How did they do this? I am still trying to wrap my head around this one. It looks like multiple passes with a bullet-time camera setup.